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to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >>> the obama administration is also asking the court to declare the defense of marriage act unconstitutional. in a brief the government argues that the law denies federal benefits to tens of thousands of same sex couples who are legally married under state law. the brief didn't address proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. the court is scheduled to hear the defense of marriage case next month. >> the governor is in washington dc this weekend for the meeting of national governors. putting in federal health care reform is one of the top issues. brown is also on the natural resources committee which will meet tomorrow to talk about extreme weather events in the united states. then on monday the governors plan to meet with the president. >>> democrats no longer have super majority power in the state senate. marco rubio stepped down siting family reasons. this means democrats have 26 senate seats, that's one sort of the threshold they need to pass tax changes and override vetoes. the loss is only expected to be temporary. the district will
to leave the administration. president obama has not yet indicated who he will nominate as chu's replacement. >>> the city of oakland placed a milestone. the 77th mile of lake merritt opened in 140 years. it's all part of a plan to connect the merritt to san francisco bay. >> it's going to make in area instead of a barrier a central place where people will come. >> reporter: the money came from measure dd which was approved by oakland voters back in 2002 to complete the first phase of the project the 12th street dam, culverts and pedestrian tunnels were all removed. the next phase involves demolishing culverts underneath tenth street. the project also includes a new path way and restored marsh land along a portion of the lake merit channel. >> i think it's going to become in and of itself this whole walk is going to become a bay area destination that everybody is going to love. >> reporter: the project will also improve the water quality in lake merry. tidal flow is expected to increase by about 50%. the city of oakland is also planning a big celebration in june when the entire
's association, they will meet with president obama on monday. automatic across-the-board cuts are totaling about $85 million set to take effect in a week unless they could come to some sort of an agreement to stop or postpone those cuts in a weekly radio and web address. president obama took aim at therepublicans. >> unfortunately it appears that they have decided instead of compromising, instead of asking for anything, they would rather let these cuts fall on the middle class. and here's what that choice means. once these cuts take effect, thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off and tens of thousands of parents will need to scramble to find child care for their kids. air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks, causing delays across the country. >> our republicans had a message of their own. >> the fact is republicans in congress right now will provide the flexibility to make the necessary spending reductions and address our deficit and debt instead of going through the sequester. in fact house republicans have alrea
into the same-sex marriage debate. late yesterday oat obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >>> members of the a high school band from crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from a high school returned from the trip of a lifetime. they went to c
the obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >> members of a marching band in crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand dollars of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from mount hamel high school just returned from a trip of a lifetime. they went to cuba to play baseball. they are perha
but stable condition tonight. the names are not being released. >>> the obama administration is warning five of the bay area's municipal airports could see their operations cut if congress does not reach a deal by next week's deadline. >> we are at an airport in concord where 275 aircrafts take off and land here every day. it is all of the people that work here that guide them in and out safely. >> reporter: there may be turbulence ahead for the people who rely on buchanan field for their lively hood. >> it will be a big impact if they shutdown the towers. >> reporter: and the airports in livermore, san carlos may have their control towers shutdown if a deal is not reached by the end of next week. >> we are beginning discussions with our unions to likely close more than 100 air traffic control towers at airports with fewer than 150,000 flight opraeugs per year. >> reporter: they provide fuel, parking and other services to the planes here. the president of that company says without a control tower, air traffic would go down, corporate jets make up 80% of his business. >> it is really dange
. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. president obama speaks about ballooning budget cuts that are set to take effect if congress does not act. we will have that coming up. but first, let's take a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish. i'm probably allergic to that. at kaiser permanente, your medical information is available to you and your doctors. quickly. securely. no guesswork required. better information. better care. kaiserpermanente. thrive. >> we are back. >> president obama says a little compromise isaak congress needs to turn off automatic, across-the-board budget cuts set to kick in a week from now. in his weekly radio and internet address, obama says that the so- called sequester will slow the economy and heard the middle class. >> even president bus says that these cuts will set back medical science. already these cuts have forced the navy to delay our avila baavailability across. alt 8000 employees i
by the obama administration suggests a path that would take 13 years. in san francisco, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. >>> one of the high-speed rail's biggest enemies could become an ally. kpix 5's don knapp says that's only if neighbors on the peninsula get their way. don. >> reporter: liz, it's not that folks here in the peninsula are opposed to the concept of high- speed rail. what they are opposed to is a prospect of having streets and neighborhoods torn up for years while they expand the right of way. now there's legislation that could resolve that. a caltrain rolls into palo alto on a side of right of way. now after a century of development communities have moved up to the edge of the tracks. here at alma and churchill palo alto high's athletic fields and stadium border one side of the tracks. the busy road and compact neighborhoods border the other. expanding the right of way would take them out. that's what california's high- speed rail authority has in mind. two inside tracks for caltrains, two outside tracks for high-speed rail. o
in petaluma, deborah villalon ktvu news. >>> the obama administration called for the -- the legal brief usuals -- urges the court to appeal the doma vote. the voter approved ban on same- sex marriage. >>> now the south bay where santa clara county sheriff's deputies say they seized 70 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of marijuana plants. the department's marijuana agency says it uncovered the operation yesterday. deputies arrested 32-year-old tran. they say the total street value for all of the marijuana is about $600,000. >>> a bay area man who spent seven years at san quentin is enjoying his first taste of freedom tonight after a judge determined that he had been wrongfully convicted. ktvu's jana katsuyama live in oak l and and tells us he could have served the full 25 year to life sentence if it weren't for the perseverance and advocates. >> reporter: this was an emotion day for ross and his family. ross walked away at last a free man and the sun was shining. >> today is a lovely day. a lovely day. it's past a good day, it's a blessed day for me to be out here again. >> reporter: ross spe
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